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Old Sep 1, 2011, 09:31 PM   #1
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Need to restore pre-owned Macbook to factory settings

I purchased a pre-owned macbook that did NOT come with system disks. I purchased a Snow Leopard disk from Apple and reinstalled the OS. However, much to my dismay it did NOT restore the system. As far as I can tell it didn't do anything... How do I restore the system to factory settings to remove all of the old owner's files and data, etc??? Thanks!
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Old Sep 2, 2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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you need to do a clean install of Snow leopard and format the hard drive with a new partition... here is a video
13" Black Macbook 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 7200RPM 320Gig // Iphone 4 16Gig
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